04-18-12 Wednesday Night

Beautiful Outlaw Chapter 17:  Letting His life fill yours.mp3 Excerpt from Participant’s Guide: If you were to choose one word to describe the movement of Jesus through his three stunning years of public action, what word would it be? The word I choose to describe Jesus is life. Pure, lush, exuberant Life. Life that proves to be unquenchable, unstoppable, indestructible. Now for a wonder of wonders—not only do you get Jesus, you get to live his life. Really. There seem to be two basic reactions when sincere folks encounter the beautiful, scandalous life of Jesus: I can’t possibly do that, or, I […]

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04-08-12 Sunday Morning

Freedom from/Freedom to: Freed to Love II.mp3 Stir it up! – PDF [mediaplayer src=’http://www.grace-life.org/Video/Easter.wmv’ width=480 height=320 ] Key Texts: II Thess. 3:5 Deut. 30:6 I Jn. 4 Other Texts: Leah – not unloved (Gen. 29:31) Hagar – not invisible (Gen. 16:3-13) Ruth – not abandoned or forgotten (kinsmen redeemer) Canaanite women – not unnoticed or unimportant This week we began our trek into the Love of God. I feel wholly in adequate as a minister or even a son of God to communicate these truths, but here we are as a result of God’s leading and grace. So let’s lean […]

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04-04-12 Wednesday Night

Beautiful Outlaw Chapter 16:  Letting Jesus be Himself Encounters.mp3 Excerpt from Participant’s Guide: We should expect to encounter Jesus anytime, anywhere, everywhere. Such a simple and profound thought. Anytime? Anywhere? Everywhere? What does this truth stir up in you? Hope? Joy? Comfort? Fear? Anxiety? Be open to the ways Jesus wants to come to you. Don’t insist it be in exactly the way he comes to someone else. This artist is infi nitely creative. Don’t let someone else’s remarkable encounter with Jesus diminish the beauty of what you know of him. Hold fast to the treasures you have. But, at the same time, […]

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